This simple garter stitch shawl is composed of three sections that grow with short rows and increases. A DK weight version features 3 neutral colors for a gradient effect. A smaller fingering weight version uses 6 colors that are striped in each short row section. An I-cord border finishes the shawl with a strong pop of color.
This design was originally named Smooth Move. The name was changed to Garter Breeze for Westknits Bestknits Number 1: Shawls
Sizes Small (Large) The size is determined by the yarn weight. The small size is knit with fingering weight yarn and the large size is knit with DK weight yarn.
Finished Measurements 92 (106)“ / 234 (269)cm wingspan length, 15 (18)” 38 (46)cm wide. Measurements taken after blocking.
Yarn Fingering (DK) weight
Yardage Small striped fingering weight version Color A - 160yds / 146m (Section 1 & I-cord border) Color B - 60 yds / 55m (Section 1) Color C - 145yds / 133m (Section 2) Color D - 145yds / 133m (Section 2) Color E - 310yds / 283m (Section 3) Color F - 310yds / 283m (Section 3)
If you wish to use an extra color for the I-cord, it uses approximately 100yds / 91m of fingering weight yarn.
Large DK weight version Color A - 140yds / 128m Color B - 320yds / 293m Color C - 740yds / 677m Color D - 80yds / 73m
Small fingering weight striped version BC Garn Semilla Color A - 02 Black Bart & Francis Alien Fantasy (Goldfish, linen, cotton, latex; 109yds / 100m per 50g cone) Color B - White Malabrigo Finito Color C - Plomo (gray) Miss Babs Northumbria Fingering - BFL, Color D - Ansel (black & white) Color F - Deep Sea Jellyfish (variegated gray/pink/orange) Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light Color E - Antler
Large DK weight version Old Maiden Aunt Alpaca/Silk Sport/DK Color A - Toasted Color B - Greige Color C - HebrideanShibui Knits Baby Alpaca Color D - Jumpsuit